The Paisano

Roadrunner gaming

Ethan Pham and Ricardo Rodriguez

April 10, 2017

Ricardo and the president of the Roadrunner Gaming club, Jonathan Escoval, from UTSA talk about the gaming scene, video games, competitive gaming.

Meet Jade

Meet Jade

Enrique Bonilla

March 7, 2017

"The best thing about being a girl is, now I don’t have to pretend to be a boy,” read a sincere and simple statement on the cover of the Jan. 2017 issue of National Geographic. Avery Jackson, the 9-year-old girl quoted on the cover, is transgender. Jackson belongs to a part of the LGBTQ+ community on ...

Networks support Esports

Courtesy of League of Legends

Oscar Torres

February 8, 2017

You hear the chants of various fans. Spectators wearing their favorite team’s jerseys. Does this scene sounds familiar to anyone who watches sports? Well, this isn’t sports, what I’m describing is Esports. Esports is the competitive, professional side of video games, where various teams of the best...

#8: Super Castlevania IV

February 23, 2015

Copyright Nintendo & Konami. All rights reserved. If I were to pose the question; “What would Halloween or Hammer Horror look like in video game form,” what would you immediately think of? There’s no right or wrong answer, of course, but for some there’s only one: #8: Super Castleva...

Super Mario RPG

February 9, 2015

Video Games! Few of us can remember a time when our lives weren’t utterly consumed by the world of gaming; it’s practically become a sub-culture all on its own. These days mega gatherings such as PAX and E3 command enormous numbers of attendees and draw a great amount of media attention. Game...

The Top 5 Video Games You Should Play This Summer

April 14, 2014

The summer is almost upon us and that means more free time for College students! No tests, quizzes, papers or anything until late August provided that you aren’t taking summer classes of course. If you are, well then you’re not only responsible and dedicated. A little down time never hurt any...

So You Made A Successful Video Game? Well, You’re Fired!

March 2, 2014

The video game industry has been expanding to heights that no one could have predicted back during the Atari days. Triple A games like “Call of Duty”, “Halo”, and “Grand Theft Auto” have budgets that rival the biggest summer blockbusters at the box office. It was estimated last year t...

Legendary Game Creator In Need of a 1-Up

February 16, 2014

It isn't far-fetched to say that most college students today probably played video games at some point in their life. For many people, their first exposure to video games was with a Super Mario Bros title. When it comes to video games, young children and pre-teens, there is no better game maker than...

Nintendo’s newest holiday releases

December 3, 2012

Technology is always updating, improving and changing. Sometimes, however, we have to question whether or not the newest gadget is worth upgrading from what we already have. Fans of Nintendo have a few upgrade options to consider this season, such as the Nintendo Wii U and the new Nintendo 3DS XL....